This pleasant little park was completely remodeled in 1999 when the new Jing An Metro station was created. Its north side consists of a sunken cement courtyard, flanked by a few shops, cafes, and the Metro entrance; the south side, dominated by a pond that is an artful re-creation of a classic Southern Chinese garden, is a pretty spot to stroll, people-watch, or enjoy an evening drink at the bar in the adjacent Indonesian restaurant (Bali Laguna). Mornings are a perfect time to watch (or join) tai chi classes, while Sunday morning (8:30-11am) brings out the polyglots (mostly Chinese who want to practice their English) to the multi-language corner (wai yu jiao) at the eastern end of the park.
- © Frommer's 2013
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- Huashan Lu 189
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